Last weekend I visited my step-grandchild, a delightful little boy of eight months old. We don’t see much of each other because we live far apart, so it took him several hours to get used to the new people in the house. He was gentle and adorable, sure, but I remember very distinctly the moment … More How a look can change your life in one second flat.
Letting go of negativity not only makes you happier, it actually helps you live longer too. And healthier! This is the principle my practice is based upon, and here’s yet another piece of scientific proof. Elisabeth Blackburn, winner of the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2009, has found that your mental patterns could be harming … More More scientific proof that negative thoughts can kill you, from a Nobel Prize winner!
Caroline Myss is one of the teachers I follow. Listen below to her talk about the power of the wound. Confrontational, wise lessons! Source: The Science of Medical Intuition Online Course
When I have a client with anger-issues, I usually encourage them to express it in order to get in touch with the cause of the sense of injustice that’s underneath. Through our work, eventually their anger melts away. We’ve all been taught that anger is bad, but it can be so satisfying to let it … More A fit of rage can make you feel empowered. Briefly. When anger festers, it makes you sick.
Were you one of those children who always did their homework on time? Whose writing is neat; who kept their bedroom tidy? Were, or, are you perhaps still a little shy? Did you always want to help your parents? If so, you’re in danger! Source: The Dangers of the Good Child | The Book of … More Have you always been a Good Child? High time to get BAD!
Isn’t being vulnerable totally scary, and to be avoided at all times? That’s what I thought too for a long time. But guess what: it actually makes you strong. Wholehearted, as Brené Brown says in this delightful talk. So go on: be the master of your fate, the captain of your soul. Be vulnerable.
So simple, yet so powerful! Watch this inspiring TED talk by Amy Cuddy.
This documentary explores the correlation between sugar intake and heart disease in young adults. But sugar causes much more disease than that. More to follow, but start understanding by clicking below. Source: The science of sugar | Health | Al Jazeera
The invention of ‘the’ pill enormously accelerated women’s liberation. I am grateful to the pharmaceutical industry for that. Unfortunately for many women it has a number of unpleasant side effects. The pill elevates estrogen levels (normally produced by the ovaries and the adrenal glands) that make the body believe it’s already pregnant. The lining of … More Bleep Bleep. Not tonight, honey.
Like the person who wrote this article, I too was one of the people who didn’t see it coming. I now know there is a way to prevent burnout. If you lose interest in your work, you feel that you’re not being appreciated, you have less and less energy, and feel like withdrawing, it’s red … More Burnout in Brussels: When the fire goes out